A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7401° West, 17.9288° North, depth 6 km. Event id: pr2020197010. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020197010. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/07/20 / 2020-07-15 08:43:16 / July 15, 2020 @ 8:43 am. The 2.88-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:43:16 / 8:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6 km (4 miles).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dorado, Patillas, Candelaria (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-three, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days three hundred and seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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